Seeing isn’t always believing so for those who weren’t convinced by the dozen or so leaked photos showing a fingerprint scanner HTC’s upcoming One Max, The Wall Street Journal has you covered. The paper on Tuesday morning reported that HTC is getting ready to take the wraps off of its latest phablet. It confirms the name “HTC One Max” and also confirms that the supersized smartphone will include a 5.9-inch display and an integrated fingerprint scanner, though WSJ isn’t quite sure exactly how the scanner will be used. According to the report, HTC plans to unveil the HTC One Max on October 15th, though no details on pricing or a release date were provided. An earlier report suggested that HTC One Max specs include a full HD 1080p display, a quad-core 2.3GHz Snapdragon processor, up to 64GB of storage, 2GB of RAM and a 3,200 mAh battery.

Zach Epstein has worked in and around ICT for more than 15 years, first in marketing and business development with two private telcos, then as a writer and editor covering business news, consumer electronics and telecommunications. Zach’s work has been quoted by countless top news publications in the US and around the world. He was also recently named one of the world's top-10 “power mobile influencers” by Forbes, as well as one of Inc. Magazine's top-30 Internet of Things experts.